3.2 min readBy Published On: March 20th, 2014Categories: Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle0 Comments on Weekend Picks – March 20th

It’s official!  It’s spring in Southie!

Pastoral opens it’s doors!  The much anticipated wood fire pizzeria will feature lunch, dinner and a full bar with 20 beers on tap.  In the warmer weather, garage doors and large windows will open up to the street. This 140 seat restaurant will be family friendly and eventually have take-out and delivery service.  Chef/owner Todd Winer has received certification from the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana as an official Pizzaiolo – so you know it’s gonna be delicious.  Perfect spot for a date night or for bringing the kids.  Opens Friday and will be open daily, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
at 345 Congress Street in Fort Point.

Bottle of Red.  Bottle of white. Raise your glass to Sinatra Sunday Supper!  Lucky’s Lounge – Southie’s “den of cool”(355 Congress Street) is your host.  Enjoy dinner for two for just $59 including an appetizer to share, one entree per person, a bottle of red or white wine and the live Sinatra band from 8pm-midnight.  To make a reservation call 617-357-LUCK to see a menu visit www.luckyslounge.com  Sounds like a date night to us!

Fashion, make-up and cocktails, oh my! On Thursday March 20th from 5-8pm, Ku De Ta (663 East Broadway) will host a launch party for Boutikey featuring refreshments by Del Frisco’s, free make up application by Salon De Cheveux, giveaways and 15% off one item of your choice. If you haven’t downloaded the @boutikey app already do-it! Great deals at Boutiques throughout the entire city!

Pop goes the bike! The Pop Princess Ride happens at the Handlebar (141 Dorchester Ave.) on Monday, March 24th at 7:15pm with Elise.  Hit the beat to your favorite female pop artists like Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and more! Reserve your bike today at: http://handlebarcycling.com/

Mayor Walsh wants you to help clean up our neighborhood!  Let Boston Shines help organize a neighborhood clean-up or a day of community service for your co-workers. Join the team and help paint a community center, plant flowers, sweep, rake and pick up trash to make our community more beautiful.  For the past ten years, over 5,000 volunteers have come together for two days in the spring to participate in a citywide clean up event.  South Boston neighborhood cleanup dates are May 9th and May 10th.  To find out more about getting involved, please contact Eric Prentis at 617-635-2680.  To sign up in your neighborhood click here: http://www.cityofboston.gov/ons/BostonShines

Spring is here and it’s time to get organized.  Finding enough space living in the city can be a challenge.  There is never enough when it comes to storing your stuff like your bike, your skis, Nana’s old hope chest, and the box filled VHS tapes. Boston Seaport Self Storage has plenty of room for all your stuff.   Conveniently located at 380 E Street – a block away from the Boston Convention Center, Boston Seaport Self Storage is perfect for people who live and work in Southie! You also have unlimited computerized access 6am to 10pm, 365 days a year to get to your stuff! For more information visit: http://www.bostonseaportselfstorage.com/

Spirituality and Spirits.  A new spiritual community in Southie – Gen Y – is having a get- together on Friday, March 21st at 8pm at Stadium Bar and Grill (232 Old Colony Avenue).  Come mix and mingle and discuss the topic of friendships and how to evaluate relationships and truly invest and develop the important ones.  Stop by and say hello! For more information you can email: [email protected]